Kylinia infestans (M. & ) 1947
Kylinia infestans (M.Howe & Hoyt) Papenfuss 1947: 438
Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1947). Further contributions toward an understanding of the Acrochaetium-Rhodochorton complex of the red algae. University of California Publications in Botany 18: 433-447.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema infestans (M.Howe & Hoyt) Woelkerling
Acrochaetium infestans M.Howe & Hoyt
Type locality: Beaufort, North Carolina, U.S.A. (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 99). Lectotype: NY (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 99).
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), infesting, attacking (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J. (1973). The Audouinella complex (Rhodophyta) in the western Sargasso Sea. Rhodora 75: 78-101, 8 figs.
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Created: 31 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 July 2021.